Relationships in marriage and the family

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Macmillan, 1984 - Family & Relationships - 528 pages
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Contents

Strengths
2
The Search for Strong Families
8
53
14
Stress Ma nagement
16
yl Important Decision
24
Early
33
WiZZ Marriage Last?
39
Why People Marry
46
Abortion
256
Making the Decision
264
Stages of Prenatal Development
272
Labor and Birth
282
Feeding the Baby
288
Discussion Questions
294
Management
323
Family Changes
330

What Is Right with Marriage?
53
Types of Marriage Relationships
62
Discussion Questions
68
Postmarital Factors Related to Marriage
75
Essentials for a Successful Marriage
84
A Primary Goal
92
Roles of Men and Women in Colonial
114
Factors Related to Changing Roles
121
Comment
135
Communication and Emotional
141
Communication and the Marriage
142
Barriers to Communication
148
Defensive versus Supportive Environments
157
Intimacy
163
What Is a Psychological Game?
169
The Roots of Psychological Games
176
Discussion Questions
183
Negative Aspects of Conflict
190
Sexuality
211
Developing a Satisfying Sexual
217
Aphrodisiacs
223
Sexual Behavior and Responsibility
231
Wanted Children
237
Choosing Not to Have Children
238
Methods of Birth Control
244
Overspending
343
Buying a Car
350
Awareness of Available Resources
356
A Network of Kin
360
Genealogical Knowledge
366
Building Successful Extended
372
Discussion Questions
378
Cultural Aspects of Aging
385
Retirement
391
Grandparenthood
399
4 Minority Group
408
Remarriage
419
Phases of Divorce
425
Effects of Divorce upon the Marital
434
Recommendations
441
Discussion Questions
447
Cohabitation
455
Group Marriage
462
Homosexual Marriages
468
xii
470
Predicting the Future
482
Appendix A Grounds
503
Appendix B Grounds
509
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About the author (1984)

Stinnett is professor of Human Development and Family Studies in the College of Human Environment and has taught undergraduate and graduate classes for thirty-one years.

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